The SEQICC Team consists of volunteer board members.

The Board

The Board members are volunteers who give of their time and resources without remuneration. The Board is a skills based board bringing many years of knowledge, experience and qualifications to the Board room.

Leesa Watego 

leesa-1Leesa is the owner of Iscariot Media Pty Ltd, an Aboriginal creative agency specialising in web and graphic design. She has been involved in South East Queensland community organisations and in micro-business since the mid-1990s. Leesa brings a broad range of knowledge and skills from a range of areas including academia, education and social media.

Leesa is a non-Executive Director of Viscopy, is the Queensland representative on the First Australians Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Leesa was recognised as an Advance Queensland Digital Champion in 2016. Leesa is the founder of Deadly Bloggers, Australia’s first online directory of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bloggers.

Contact Leesa:




Charlie Jia

charlie-1Charlie Jia was the founding president of the SEQICC in 2006.

He has been actively involved in Indigenous business sector development for over two decades.

Charlie is co-founder of CJ’s Island Pizza on Stradbroke Island and Karma Lifestyles a business consultancy firm.

Charlie currently works with the Institute of Urban Indigenous Health in Men’s Health.

Charlie is current the Secretary. For enquiries please email

Contact Charlie:



Nancy Bamaga

nancy-1Nancy is a Torres Strait Islander woman with extensive knowledge and experience in Indigenous community cultural development, and the retailing of Indigenous art and craft.

She has been involved in the arts industry since 1992, promoting arts industry development in Queensland.

Nancy is committed to empowering Indigenous artists and enabling them to access opportunities. Nancy is the founder and Director of Black Drum Productions working with governments, business and the community sector to deliver a wide range of cultural events.




Roma Pregarc

Roma is an Aboriginal woman from the Yugambeh language group in South East Queensland. She is committed to building better communities for our First Peoples, and is active in delivering authentic Indigenous experiences, performances, workshops and other cultural activities.

She is the principal director of Scope Solutions providing solutions in the areas of event planning, corporate governance, business processes, and business management. Her work experience spans over 35 years in private and public companies, multi-national corporations, and government organisations.

Roma holds a Bachelor of Business with a major in Event Management, is a university tutor, provides inspirational leadership and mentoring to professionals, and is a netball selector and coach.

Terri Waller, Deadly Espresso and SevGen

Previous Board Members


Murray Saylor

Murray is the founder and Managing Director of Tagai Management Consultants. Tagai MC is a dynamic management consultancy company with intimate knowledge of Supply Chain and Procurement processes, Change Management, Community Development and Stakeholder Engagement practices focused on improving our clients profitability, growth and overall sustainability within Australia and the Asia/Pacific region.

Murray has worked for over 20 years within strategic and operational roles within the public and private sector.


Karen Seage

karen-1Karen Seage is a Nunagal, Quandamooka women from Minjerribah North Stradbroke Island.

At 26 Karen earned a degree in graphic design and has worked in the print industry since.

Karen is the franchise owner of Snap Underwood specialising not just digital print work, but also Indigenous graphic design and web design.






The SEQICC Board have a number of board vacancies. If you are interested in contributing your time, please contact